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Kansas reviewing foster care policies; advocates uneasy

By associated-press On Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:23:46

Kansas reviewing foster care policies; advocates uneasy

Kansas officials are reviewing its foster care policies, sparking concerns among some advocates that the state will stop placing abused and neglected children with gays, lesbians and straight, single individuals. But spokeswoman Theresa Freed said Tuesday that the state Department for Children an...

 
 

Teen Stabbing Case Progressing Toward Trial

By ksal-staff On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:20:04

Teen Stabbing Case Progressing Toward Trial

A case involving the stabbing death of a 13-year-old Saline County girl is slowly progressing towards a trial. A Saline County teen accused of stabbing her sister to death spent most of the day in court Tuesday. 15-year-old Sierra Niehaus appeared with her attorney Julie Effenbeck. Judge Patrick ...

 
 

One Caught, One Sought After Chase

By ksal-staff On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:53:51

One Caught, One Sought After Chase

A high-speed chase through Ellsworth and Russell Counties Monday evening ended with a crash on the northeast side of Russell, one person in custody and another on the loose. According to the dispatch report and Kansas Highway Patrol trooper Ben Gardener, KHP troopers were in pursuit of a 2015 Che...

 
 

Kansas Governor Won’t be Present for Budget Announcement

By associated-press On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:32:43

Kansas Governor Won’t be Present for Budget Announcement

Gov. Sam Brownback doesn't plan to be present when his administration outlines $50 million in spending cuts to help Kansas avert a budget deficit. Brownback spokeswoman Eileen Hawley confirmed Tuesday that the governor won't be in his office. Budget director Shawn Sullivan will outline the cuts d...

 
 

Top Democrat in Kansas House Apologizes to Caucus

By associated-press On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:47:34

Top Democrat in Kansas House Apologizes to Caucus

The top Democrat in the Kansas House has apologized to fellow Democrats and asked how he can improve next session. The Wichita Eagle reports House Minority Leader Tom Burroughs, of Kansas City, wrote his 28-member caucus after the longest session in the state's history. Burroughs was in his first...

 
 

Panel Faults Kansas Mental Health System

By associated-press On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:44:18

Panel Faults Kansas Mental Health System

A special state task force says treatment options for the mentally ill in Kansas are lacking because the state's two acute care psychiatric hospitals don't have enough space and smaller mental health facilities are underfunded. The Adult Continuum of Care Committee says in a new report that the s...

 
 

Heavy Equipment Stolen

By ksal-staff On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:54:54

Heavy Equipment Stolen

An inventory at a Salina business reveals over a dozen items that have been stolen or misplaced. Staff at Bobcat of Salina, 721 W. Diamond Drive told police that heavy equipment items including 7, Bobcat auger driver attachments plus 7, auger bits are missing. Total loss is listed at $13,300. ...

 
 

Kansas Reviewing Foster Care Policies; Advocates Uneasy

By associated-press On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:42:33

Kansas Reviewing Foster Care Policies; Advocates Uneasy

Kansas officials are reviewing its foster care policies, sparking concerns among some advocates that the state will stop placing abused and neglected children with gays, lesbians and straight, single individuals. But spokeswoman Theresa Freed said Tuesday that the state Department for Children an...

 
 

Salina Police Log 7-28-15

By ksal-staff On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:45:02

Salina Police Log 7-28-15

Police are investigating a burglary at Turning Point, 321 N. Santa Fe that occurred sometime between Sunday night at 9:30pm and Monday morning at 10:30am. Thieves damaged a door to gain access into the building and then damaged two vending machines owned by Mahaska Snack Express. Damage to the door ...

 
 

Sheriff Looking for Owner of Trailer

By ksal-staff On Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:51:26

Sheriff Looking for Owner of Trailer

A traffic stop leads to the recovery of a stolen truck and the arrest of a Salina man. A Saline County Sheriff's Deputy stopped a truck that was pulling a tilt trailer early Tuesday morning just before 6am. The driver was reportedly weaving in and out of lanes on K140 Highway near Niles Road. ...

 
 
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